Eddie Marie Wike Sutton Collection
Scope and Contents
The collection contains correspondence (1894-1895) from W.D. Wike, editor of the Tuckaseigee Democrat, concerning his experiences in Texas and his travels in Jackson County, NC. Also included are four articles written by Mrs. Sutton: "Cullowhee - Its Beginning" (1949); "My Father - William Dallas Wike, His Life and Letters" (1958); "History of Cullowhee Methodist Church" (1961); and, "History of W.D. Wike Home" (1970). Mrs. Sutton also published articles in the Webster Historical Society's Historic Webster newsletter.
The addition the collection consists of (1) a handwritten 1854 agreement between W. Hamilton Bryson and a Jackson County, North Carolina, public school committee for Bryson to teach school, and (2) a copy of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's Poems and Ballads (New York: Worthington Co., 1890) presented to Professor W. Dallas Wike by the faculty and students of Cullowhee High School in 1901 upon his retirement as "teacher-in-charge."
- 1854 - 1978
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Language of Materials
- Articles Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Bryson, William Hamilton, 1832-1875
- Contracts Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Correspondence Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Literature Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882 -- Poetry Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Newspaper editors -- Travel -- North Carolina -- Jackson County Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- North Carolina, Western -- History Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Sutton, Eddie Marie Wike, 1912-1991
- Teachers -- North Carolina -- Jackson County Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Wike, W. D.
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Cullowhee United States